'A Hidden Life' at PURE Theatre | Photo by David Mandel

A Hidden Life at PURE Theatre
Randy Neale, a local actor in PURE Theatre’s core ensemble, presents his original play, A Hidden Life. The play is based on the life of Adrienne Laframbois Filion Lavoi who lived in Depression era Detroit as a young widow and mother. A Hidden Life follows a contemporary story of a grandmother, her daughter and her granddaughters during summertime. In the play, the daughter and granddaughters realize they don’t know the grandmother’s life story very well, and together they patch together her history from memories and photographs. It stars LeeAnne Hutchison, Emily Wilhoit and Camille Lowman and Alexa Kennedy Smith.

Aug. 27. 7:30 p.m. $45. 134 Cannon St. Downtown. puretheatre.org

Art of Jazz: Jamie Slater Trio
Charleston Jazz is holding its last Art of Jazz concert featuring Jamie Slater Trio at the Gibbes Museum of Art playing original songs written in response to various artworks on display at the Gibbes. The concert stars jazz guitarist, composer and educator Jamie Slater on guitar with bassist John Kennedy and drummer Josh Hoover. The idea behind Art of Jazz is to encourage appreciation for visual art alongside musical compositions. 

Aug. 24. 6 p.m. $10-$35. The Gibbes Museum of Art. 135 Meeting St. Downtown.
Gibbesmuseum.org

Bingo Night with Riki Quito Food Truck 
Snafu Brewing Company is hosting a bingo night with Riki Quito food truck. Riki Quito is a fusion concept, combining Caribbean, Latin American and Spanish influences to bring its Venezuelan take on cuisine. Empanadas, pastelitos, tequeños, arepas and plantains are some of the featured menu items. Brewing Bingo balls start rolling at 6:30 p.m. It’s free to play and there will be prizes. 

Aug. 25. 5 p.m. Free. Snafu Brewing Company. 3280 Industry Drive. North Charleston. snafubrewingcompany.com

Halsey Exhibit: Only You Can Prevent a Forest
Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston is exhibiting Only You Can Prevent a Forest, a visual art installation by Kirsten Stolle. Stolle’s photo collages and sculptural installation comment on the corruption of the agrichemical industry’s advertising strategies. Stolle’s exhibit also features a neon wall piece.

Aug. 26-Dec.10. Free/$5 donation. Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art. Downtown. Halsey.cofc.edu

Workin’ Women: A Night Honoring Charleston Creatives
Gather at the Pour House deck stage to support local female musicians and vendors during Workin’ Women. There will be live music from 100 FØLD, LaToya Renea, StaLaV, Georgia Nubia and more as well as diverse range of vendors. 

Aug. 29. 7 p.m. Free. The Charleston Pour House. 1977 Maybank Hwy. James Island. charlestonpourhouse.com


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